Articles by William Schumacher
Will passionately pursues a vigorous life of the mind in service to the gospel. Having lived and worked in Africa, Europe, and North America, he applies international experience and global vision to his teaching and research. He also enjoys the poetry of Wendell Berry, homebrewing, and upland bird hunting.
They aren’t really all that interested in us; but we should be interested in them.
NPR just started what they promise will be a series of stories on “losing faith,” stories about people who were religious believers but no longer believe. The series began with a woman who was a …
Can you imagine The New York Times printing a critique of scientific atheism? That fact alone might be taken as wry proof for the existence of God!
Why I abandoned the third largest “country” in the world.
By William W. Schumacher
In the Heidelberg Disputation (1518), Martin Luther drew a stark contrast between a “theologian of glory” and a “theologian of the cross,” and that distinction may still make a Lutheran preacher reluctant to …
“Our imagination is stretched to the utmost”
“Food is supposed to be sacred, not fast.”
Africa messes with your head.
I was hoping there would be a handy reference resource someplace where I could look up basic information for the Lutheran seminaries on the continent. A sort of Lutheran seminary yellow pages.
Lira is not a big town, not an important place by most measures. It’s not on the way to anywhere most people want to go (though a signpost in town points to Juba, well to …